Deshengmen Bus Station

Bus Station is a public bus hub which mainly operates the buses to and from Badaling Great Wall, and Yanqing and Changping, two suburban districts in north Beijing. The main bus lines you can find there are 877 and 919 to the Badaling Great Wall, Badaling Tourist Bus Line, and Sightseeing Bus Line 3, etc. 

Basic Facts of Deshengmen Bus Station

Deshengmen Bus Station
Deshengmen Bus Station

Location: At the north of Deshengmen Arrow Tower, to the east of Jishuitan Subway Station along subway line 2, Xicheng District

Ticket Office: There is no ticket office in Deshengmen Bus Station. Passengers can buy the ticket upon getting on the bus.

How to get to Dehengmen Bus Station:

  By subway: Take Subway Line 2 to Jishuitan Station and leave from exit C. Then walk about 500 meters (550 yards) eastward to Deshengmen Bus Station.
  By Bus: Take bus 5, 380, 409, 625, 872, 877, 919, 919 Express Line, Sightseeing Line 3, Night Line 20, and Night Line 2 to Deshengmen.

Buses Departing from Deshengmen Bus Station for Badaling Great Wall

Bus 877:

Operating Hours:
From Deshengmen
Apr. 1st – Nov. 15th: 6:00 - 12:30
Nov. 16th – Mar. 31st: 6:30 - 12:30
From Badaling Great Wall: 
Apr. 1st – Nov. 15th: 10:30 - 17:00
Nov. 16th – Mar. 31st: 11:00 - 16:30
Interval: 10-20 minutes
Travel Time: 1.5 hours
Distance: 60 km (37 mi)
Bus Fare: CNY2-12. Half the price if you have a Beijing transportation smart card.
Drop-off Site: in the parking lot near the entrance to the Badaling Great Wall

Beijing Bus 877 to Badaling
Bus 877 leaving from Badaling
Beijing Bus 919 to Badaling
Beijing Bus 919 to Badaling

Bus 919:

Operating Hours:
From Tiyuchang Community: 5:00 - 18:30
From Deshengmen Bus Station: 5:45 - 19:00 (From 7:30 - 15:00, the bus will stop at Juyong Pass of Great Wall)
Travel Time: 2.5 hours
Distance: 85 km (53 mi)
Bus Fare: CNY2-17. Half the price if you have a Beijing transportation smart card.
Drop-off Site: near Badaling Forest Park, 1.6 km (1 mi) from the Badaling Great Wall
Note: Do not mistakenly take the bus 919 Express, which operates between Deshengmen and Jingzhang Lukou North in Yanqing. When getting on the bus, do confirm this with the driver.

Which Bus to Choose? 877 or 919?

  • Bus 877
  • Nonstop Ride
  • Bus Fare: CNY 12
  • Runs on highway, faster
  • Leave when all seats are taken, not crowded
  • Get off near the Great Wall
  • Bus 919
  • 20 stops on the way
  • Bus Fare: CNY 13
  • Runs on county road, slower
  • Crowded, many people get on along the way
  • Drop-off site far from the Great Wall
From this chart, we can easily make the conclusion that it’s much better to take bus 877 for the less time spent on the way, more comfortable onboard environment, and shorter distance between the drop-off site and Badaling Great Wall.

Other Bus Lines Operated at Deshengmen Bus Station

Sightseeing Line 3

  Attractions: Forbidden City, Jingshan ParkBeihai ParkPrince Gong’s MansionHouhai, Deshengmen, National Aquatics CenterNational Stadium, the Old Summer Palace, and Summer Palace
  Operating Hours: 
From Shenwu Gate: 9:15 – 17:00
From Beigongmen (Gate of Summer Palace) Subway Station: 9:00 – 16:30
  Fare: CNY20 for Full Ticket; CNY10 for Beijing Transportation Smart Card holders
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Bus Line 872

  Attractions: Dingling Tomb and Changling Tomb, two most famous sites in Ming Tombs in Changping District of Beijing
  Operating time: 
From Deshengmen Bus Station: 07:00 – 20:10
From Changling Tomb: 05:30 – 19:00
 Fare: CNY2-10
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As buses to Yanqing District are mainly operated at Deshengmen Bus Station, passengers can take a bus here to visit the attractions in Yanqing County, like Badaling Ski Resort, Longqing Gorge, and Shijinglong Ski Resort. Note that bus transfer is needed in between for some attractions.

- Last updated on Jun. 30, 2023 by Gabby Li -
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